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Description: AMACOM is the book publishing division of the American Management Association. We publish non-fiction books on business management, career growth, science and technology, health and fitness, biography and memoirs, real estate, current events, self-help, relationships, parenting and history. AMACOM's broad range of titles spans not only the critical business topics and leading challenges of today and tomorrow, but also the changes and issues that affect our lives, our work, and our world. For more information about AMACOM, please visit our website at and our blog at

We are looking for an intern to assist our book publicity department in the promotion of our frontlist (new) and backlist(older) titles. Job responsibilities will include writing press materials, researching media outlets and contacts, media outreach, updating our database of contacts, organizing and completing review copy mailings, filling review copy requests, answering a variety of calls from media, authors, and booksellers, attending meetings, some administrative work, and assisting with daily departmental duties. Internship will start in January 2010 and last through the Spring semester or longer.
Length of Internship: Internship will start in January 2010 and last through the Spring semester or longer.
Requirements: ? Applicant has to be enrolled in a degree-program during the time of internship.
? Intern should be a quick-learner who has an ability to tackle any task at hand, organized and detail-oriented, and is easily able to multi-task and prioritize.
? Applicant has to be authorized to work.
? A strong interest in Marketing/Publicity and the Publishing industry in general.
? Applicant has to commute to Midtown Manhattan, NYC.
? Strong PC skills.
? Strong presentation and communication skills.

Location: 1601 Broadway New York, NY 10019
Payment: $8.00 per hour
How To Apply For This Internship: Please apply on line at our website under Careers An EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V - ADA compliance organization
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